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Learn how the Safe and Inclusive Cities Initiative is working in 16 countries to test the effectiveness of urban violence reduction theories, strategies, and interventions.

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Empowering women-owned businesses in India

The opportunity to have a secure source of income is changing lives in India

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News and events

New South Africa–Canada Research Chairs Initiative
IDRC and the National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa are pleased to announce two new...
Bagging cassava in Ghana

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IDRC welcomes its 2017 Research Award recipients
IDRC is pleased to announce the 11 winners of its 2017 Research Award call.
Winners announced in Climate Resilient Cities (CRC) in Latin America research call
IDRC, the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), and Fundacion Futuro Latinoamericano (...